Eau Claire, WI Population

Population: 61,704. Estimated population in July 2020: 62,570 (+1.4% change)
Males: 29,342 (47.6%), Females: 32,362 (52.4%)

Eau Claire County

Zip codes: 54701, 54703.

Median resident age: 29.4 years
Median household income: $36,399
Median house value: $92,800

Races in Eau Claire:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.9%)
  • Other Asian (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (41.6%), Norwegian (24.9%), Irish (11.9%), English (6.8%), Polish (5.8%), Swedish (4.0%).

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 30.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Eau Claire

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eau Claire city

  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

2.7% Foreign born (1.9% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,311 (+7.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Eau Claire:

  • LUTHER HOSPITAL (1221 WHIPPLE ST)
  • OAK LEAF SURGICAL HOSPITAL (3802 OAKWOOD MALL DRIVE)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (900 W CLAIREMONT AVE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Eau Claire:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 3 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • LA CROSSE MUNI (about 68 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Abbreviation: LSE)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 93 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; Abbreviation: RST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Eau Claire:

  • MENOMONIE MUNICIPAL-SCORE FIELD (about 27 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Abbreviation: W11)
  • CHETEK MUNI-SOUTHWORTH (about 35 miles; CHETEK, WI; Abbreviation: Y23)
  • BOYCEVILLE MUNI (about 40 miles; BOYCEVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: 3T3)
Amtrak station near Eau Claire:

  • 1 miles: EAU CLARE (101 N. FARWELL ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Eau Claire:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (Full-time enrollment: 9,866; Location: PARK AND GARFIELD; Public; Website: www.uwec.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,601; Location: 620 W CLAIREMONT AVE; Public; Website: www.chippewa.tec.wi.us)
  • PROFESSIONAL HAIR DESIGN ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 37; Location: 3408 MALL DRIVE; Private, for-profit)
  • HEARTLAND AVIATION (Location: 3800 STARR AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN COLLEGE (Location: 501 GROVER RD; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Eau Claire:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 31 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 55 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 67 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 73 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 73 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 78 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,491)

Schools

Public high schools in Eau Claire:

  • MEMORIAL HI (Students: 1,797; Location: 2225 KEITH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NORTH HI (Students: 1,581; Location: 1801 PIEDMONT RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • TECHNOLOGY CHARTER SCH (Students: 193; Location: 2225 KEITH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MCKINLEY CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 120; Location: 1266 MCKINLEY RD; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high schools in Eau Claire:

  • EAU CLAIRE REGIS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 2100 FENWICK AVE.; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 501 GROVER ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • EAU CLAIRE ACADEMY (Students: 106; Location: P.O. BOX 1168; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 2361 N HASTINGS WAY; Grades: PK – 12)
  • EAU CLAIRE CHRISTIAN HS (Students: 38; Location: 322 FULTON ST; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: 9 NINTH AVENUE; Grades: 1 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Eau Claire:

  • DELONG MID (Students: 929; Location: 2000 VINE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SOUTH MID (Students: 903; Location: 2115 MITSCHER AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NORTHSTAR MID (Students: 619; Location: 2711 ABBE HILL DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ROBBINS EL (Students: 421; Location: 3832 E HAMILTON AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NORTHWOODS EL (Students: 412; Location: 3600 NORTHWOODS LN; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SHERMAN EL (Students: 407; Location: 3110 VINE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MEADOWVIEW EL (Students: 402; Location: 4714 FAIRFAX ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PUTNAM HEIGHTS EL (Students: 372; Location: 633 W MACARTHUR AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MANZ EL (Students: 370; Location: 1000 E FILLMORE AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LOCUST LANE EL (Students: 367; Location: 3245 LOCUST LN; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Eau Claire:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 1703 SHERWIN AVENUE; Grades: KG – 6)
  • EAU CLAIRE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: 3031 EPIPHANY LN; Grades: PK – 8)
  • REGIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 448 N. DEWEY STREET; Grades: 7 – 8)
  • ST JAMES THE GREATER SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 2502 NORTH 11TH STREET; Grades: KG – 6)
  • ST OLAF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 2407 NORTH LANE; Grades: KG – 6)
  • ST MARK LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 3307 STATE ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MESSIAH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 2015 N HASTINGS WAY; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Eau Claire:

  • L.E. PHILLIPS MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,952,401; Location: 400 EAU CLAIRE ST.; 234,677 books; 18,365 audio materials; 13,866 video materials; 596 serial subscriptions)